Press Releases

Sens. Lee, Cruz, Sasse, and Rep. Issa Introduce Occupational Licensing Reform Bill

Jul 27, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE), as well as Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) introduced the Restoring Board Immunity Act Thursday, a bill designed to help states reform their occupational licensing regulations.

Sens. Lee and Leahy Introduce ECPA Modernization Act

Jul 27, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the ECPA Modernization Act Thursday, a bill that would update federal statutes to better reflect Americans’ modern expectations of privacy.

Sen. Lee Urges Colleagues To Honor Their Repeal Promise

Jul 25, 2017

WASHINGTON - Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) voted yes on a motion to proceed to debate on the American Health Care Act. He released the following statement on his hopes for healthcare going forward as he continues to fight for a full and complete repeal of Obamacare: "We campaigned on repealing Obamacare for seven years," Sen Lee said. "I hope my colleagues will honor their promise and vote with me for the 2015 repeal bill."

Sen. Lee and Utah Delegation Celebrate Pioneer Day

Jul 25, 2017

WASHINGTON - Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and the Utah federal delegation welcomed members of the Utah business community as they celebrated Pioneer Day in Washington, DC. The event featured products from around the state of Utah and served to highlight Utah businesses. It was held as a Pioneer Day celebration for members of the Utah delegation and Utahns living in or visiting Washington, DC.

Sens. Lee, Leahy, Hoeven, Cruz Introduce Congressional Clerkship Act

Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), John Hoeven (R-ND), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act, a bill that would improve the business of Congress and increase the public’s understanding of its work by establishing a structured congressional clerkship program for recent law school graduates and young lawyers.

Sen. Lee Introduces National Labor Relations Board Reform Bill

Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced legislation that would strip the National Labor Relations Board of its power to prosecute and adjudicate labor disputes.

Sen. Lee Responds to New DOJ Asset Forfeiture Policy

Jul 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the Department of Justice’s new asset forfeiture policy

Sen. Lee Supports Amb. Huntsman Nomination

Jul 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement regarding Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr.’s nomination as US Ambassador to Russia “Few people are more ready to answer a call to serve our country than Ambassador Huntsman,” Sen Lee said. “I have every confidence that he will ably and honestly serve our nation again."

Sen. Mike Lee to Vote No on Senate Health Bill

Jul 17, 2017

“After conferring with trusted experts regarding the latest version of the Consumer Freedom Amendment, I have decided I cannot support the current version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act,” Sen. Lee said.

Sen. Lee, Rep. Gosar and Colleagues Send Letter Asking Sec. Carson to Rescind Zoning Rule

Jul 14, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Gosar (R-AZ) joined a letter with twelve Senate and six House colleagues in asking Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Final Rule in an effort to empower local communities to tackle their own unique zoning challenges